Gary MarshallWe love new tech but we can't help wondering if we sometimes retire our hardware a little too early. Have you Linuxed new life into an ancient laptop? Is your DSLR older than your kids?
In DepthCan old iPhones increase in value, or still be worth money even if they're broken? Yes - and it's a great idea to make money from yours.
OpinionIf, like a bazillion other people, you're considering buying the new iPhone, you'll also be contemplating the retirement of your current phone. But why do we keep the tech we no longer use?
The European Parliament has laid down plans that will mean large electronics retailers are required by law to accept old equipment for recycling.
Apple's Reuse and Recyling Programme will dispose of old electronics, even handing over cash if they're still useful.
In DepthOld Macs don't die for good, but are reborn in odd and interesting ways. We uncover the many new incarnations of Apple kit
Your PC contains an arcane concoction of materials that are rare, hazardous and dangerous to manufacture, but what would happen if those ingredients were to run out?